The Russian opposition stopped eating on March 31 to protest the conditions of its detention. His doctors Thursday urged him to end the hunger strike “immediately”, saying they were worried about his death even if there was no “considerable damage” to his health.
Alexei Navalny, currently in prison, announced on Friday, April 23 that he would end the hunger strike. The hunger strike began 24 days ago. The purpose of the hunger strike was to condemn the detention conditions of the Russian opponent, including The deteriorating health condition has caused serious concerns.
In a message posted on his Instagram account, Mr. Navani explained that he always has to see a doctor: “My hands and legs have lost sensitivity (…) Considering the evolution of my hunger strike and the circumstances under which it happened, I decided to end the hunger strike. “
Several doctors near Mr. Navalny, including his personal doctor, urged him to stop treatment on Thursday. “once” He went on a hunger strike, claiming that he was afraid of his death, otherwise “Considerable damage” If he continues to be healthy.
The appeal was made after protests were held in various parts of Russia, calling for the 44-year-old opponent to be released. Earlier this week, Mr. Navani was transferred from a criminal detention facility to a prison, which was held as a hospital for a prisoner suffering from tuberculosis.
Mr. Navani has stopped eating for three weeks to protest his detention conditions and accused the prison administration of depriving him of medical services for his double disc herniation.